Thomas, WV Population

Population: 452. Estimated population in July 2020: 411 (-9.1% change)
Males: 208 (46.0%), Females: 244 (54.0%)

Tucker County

Zip code: 26292

Median resident age: 47.8 years
Median household income: $22,443
Median house value: $51,000

Races in Thomas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (19.7%), German (18.6%), English (11.1%), Italian (10.4%), Irish (8.0%), Swedish (3.8%).

Elevation: 3040 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Thomas

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thomas city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -120 (-21.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Thomas:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Thomas:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 44 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 51 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 75 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Thomas:

  • GRANT COUNTY (about 28 miles; PETERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: W99)
  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH CO-JENNINGS RANDOLPH FLD (about 31 miles; ELKINS, WV; Abbreviation: EKN)
  • GARRETT COUNTY (about 31 miles; OAKLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 2G4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomas:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 50 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 69 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
Public primary/middle school in Thomas:

  • DAVIS-THOMAS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: QUAIL RIDGE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Thomas:

  • MOUNTAINTOP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,191; Location: GRANT ST.; 6,316 books; 15 audio materials; 15 video materials; 6 serial subscriptions)